Santorum favors Iran strike if sanctions don’t work

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    Santorum favors Iran strike if sanctions don’t work
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/10/2012 | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER


    Santorum favors Iran strike if sanctions... JPost - International
    NASHUA, New Hampshire – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Monday the US should use surgical strikes like those employed by Israel against Syrian and Iraqi nuclear facilities to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

    Santorum told more than 100 New Hampshire voters gathered in a Salem Elks Lodge on the last day before the nation’s first-in-the-nation GOP primary Tuesday that as president he would first implement more sanctions, covert operations and assistance for pro-democracy forces.

    But, he continued, if that doesn’t work, “then we set a deadline and we say if you don’t meet that deadline and open up this facility and begin to dismantle it, we’re going to take it out for you. Declare war? No. But take out [this facility] with tactical strikes...

    Just like the Israelis did with the Syrians. Just like the Israelis did to the Iraqis.”

    He declared, “We can’t let Iran get a nuclear weapon, because Iran is different than any other country in the history of the world world that’s gotten a nuclear weapon.”


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    Does this moron really believe that if we strike Iran that they wouldn't attack back? Who the fuck do we think we're telling a nation NOT to do something? Iran is zero threat to us and doesn't have the ability or the insanity. What we learned from the last two wars is that unless the population rises up and does something...We have to do it. More boots on the ground and more nation building. Leave it the fuck alone.

    You just can't bomb another country and expect it not to start firing at our interest. :cuckoo: Sandorum is insane. This nation building bull shit must end! It must end NOW.
     
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    interesting article I found about this topic. Comparing Ron Pauls view on this topic and Santorums outlines:

    Unfortunately I am not able to post links yet. It is in the washington post. If you are interested you might just check out a google news search on the topic.

    Even if not being to fond of any military action in or around Iran at all myself. I wouldn't agree on the "Insanity" point you made. Is there any government in the middle east you would call more insane?
     
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    First Paul denied Iran was engaged in building a bomb. Now it comes out they are enriching uranium. So now the call is, well they can't hurt us anyway.
    Newsflash: This is not the 18th century. Any nation can attack us, anywhere, anytime. We have ties to regimes in the middle east, and stability there is in our own self interest. Anyone who takes military action off the table with Iran has basically capitulated without the first shot being fired. An IRanian hegemony in the middle east,backed up by nuclear threats, is unacceptable and detrimental to us.
    The Paul-bots are a bunch of idiots. Like that needed demonstration.
     
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    watch oil prices surge.... can we say increase

    How about if the USA buys natural resources from others instead of spending trillions of OUR tax dollars trying to steal the oil and natural gas from others?
     
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    Ages ago I worked as a paralegal in a mid sized law firm. One of the senior people was among the biggest assholes I've ever met. His name was Merrill. He was so bad I nicknamed my morning bowel movement Merrill. I see I was on to something.
     
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    Does he allow military recruiters to come to his home school?... :lol: :lol:
     
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    Sounds like Santorum is the choice of the EX Bushies.
     
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    We need to mind our OWN goddamned-business....and, allow Iran to work-out THEIR problems!!!!

    *

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6JPosCyCho&feature=related]Iranian Youth Ditch Oppressive Islam - YouTube[/ame]
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXCgHLX4Zi8]Another Revolution In IRAN - YouTube[/ame]
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIP38eq-ywc]Another Brick In The Wall (Hey Ayatollah, Leave Those Kids Alone!) - YouTube[/ame]​
     
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    what we did in 1957 in iran is really coming back to haunt us.
     
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    Gee......how many times have we heard THAT.....

    ......BEFORE??!!!!!

     

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